Party like a Book Star!

THIS is the book party I want to go to next year. The Minnesota Book Awards.

I blogged about these awards and the short list of nominees some weeks ago and this past Saturday, April 16, the big awards were announced at a biblio-blow out. Here’s a list of all the winners, but the big winner is the person who takes home the Readers’ Choice Award. This year it was given to News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist by Laurie Hertzel.newstome

Readers’ Choice is given by Minnesota readers who vote for their favorite book. This title sounds like a great addition to a book group list and I’ll bet many Minnesota book groups have already discussed News to Me. I’ve always been a fan of occupational memoirs and Laurie Hertzel‘s personal story of how she became an “accidental journalist” sounds fascinating, warm, and thought-provoking.

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Kaite Mediatore Stover refuses to give up her day job as director of readers' services for The Kansas City Public Library to read tarot cards professionally or be the merch girl/roadie for her husband's numerous bands. Follow her on Twitter at @MarianLiberryan.

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